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DEFCON status


The defense readiness condition (DEFCON) is an alert state used by the United States Armed Forces.


Review: Stalked: The Boy Who Said No by Patti Sheehy

Frank Mederos defects from Cuba’s Special Forces and making a harrowing escape from his homeland, Frank faces new challenges in America.

I enjoyed reading of Frank’s life, the story was depicted from the human side and less focus on the history aspect. 148 more words


Roy Jacobsen - The Burnt Out Town of Miracles

Review date: April 2015

Rating: *****

 I’ve thoroughly enjoyed The Burnt Out Town of Miracles and would recommend this to anyone. The plot, the characters and the location is cold.

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Jeffrey Deaver - Carte Blanche

Review date: 31 March 2015

Rating: ****

The sooner this is made into a Bond film the better, Deaver has excelled in producing a Bond-thriller of the highest calibre.

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The Huesca Bell by José Casado del Alisal, 1879

Apologies for this gruesome image but it is an amazing piece of work. Follow the link to read the legend it’s illustrating.

“The Bell of Huesca is a legend describing how Ramiro II of Aragon, the Monk, cut off the heads of twelve nobles who did not obey him. 20 more words